Archives for the ‘News’ Category

Mirallas & Schneiderlin: Don’t Let Them Bring Back The Negativity

By • Nov 6th, 2017 • Category: News

Everton have been guilty – amongst a dozen other things – of failing to get the best out of their players this season. Their imbalanced squad lacks strengths but boasts a host of weakness and has struggled all season. The win against Watford was nothing short of a miracle. A team full of youth and […]

Lukaku Increasing the Gap Between United Shows EFC’s Missed Opportuniy

By • Sep 26th, 2017 • Category: News

Everton lost Romelu Lukaku for £90m but he is now a £150m player. The Neymar deal inflated transfer fees further, but given how well he has performed at United, his value has gone through the roof. Lukaku was sold too soon. Everton should have had a replacement signed, sealed and delivered before they allowed their […]

Everton’s Lack of Pace & Width Easily Solved

By • Sep 26th, 2017 • Category: News

Everton are struggling massively down to their lack of genuine pace and width – but is the solution closer to home? Perhaps the stubborn Koeman should opt to utilise his wingers – Bolasie is soon to be back, but he has Vlasic, Mirallas, Lennon and Lookman at his disposal. Whilst inconistent, these players could provide […]

Why Calvert-Lewin Needs a Partner

By • Sep 26th, 2017 • Category: News

It was a delight to see Dominic Calvert-Lewin put in two quality performances last week. The now England under-21 international took his goals againt Sunderland superbly – and against Bournemouth, he showed determination, character and most importantly, genuine quality. The youngster clearly has bags of potential but needs his manager, Ronald Koeman, to use him […]

If Lukaku Goes, How Will Everton Replace Him?

By • May 22nd, 2017 • Category: News

How Should Everton Replace Lukaku This Summer? In many ways, Everton represent one of the most interesting sides in the English top flight. Arguably bigger than Tottenham, they are a huge club with a rich and successful history, although in recent seasons have found it difficult to compete financially with teams like Manchester City, Manchester […]

Is Ronald Koeman The Answer For Everton?

By • Aug 4th, 2016 • Category: News

Is Ronald Koeman The Answer For Everton? For so long, Everton constantly teetered on the periphery of the top four under the guidance of recently appointed Sunderland boss David Moyes. The Toffees even secured a place in Europe’s Premier Club competition for the 2005-06 campaign, only to come up short against Villarreal in the qualifying […]

The European Championships: Evertonian Disappointment

By • Jun 27th, 2016 • Category: News

The Euro’s and Everton The Euros have been full of surprises so far. Royal Vegas’s Euro 2016 facts gave insight into the new layout of the tournament, but little would of predicted what has happened so far. Wales topped England’s group, Portugal have failed to inspire as Hungary headed their group. Northern Ireland sailed through […]

Everton’s Aerial Weakness Is Nothing New – and is Joel Robles Really The Answer?

By • Mar 8th, 2016 • Category: News

ANYONE who has watched Everton over the past few seasons will know that a vulnerability in the air is nothing new. Whether that’s conceding goals from set pieces or from open-play crosses, the blues have been susceptible for many years. The problem probably goes back as far as the David Moyes era. Everton’s strongest centre […]

Everton 2015/2016 Premier League Preview

By • Jul 6th, 2015 • Category: News

Like many Premier League sides trying to fend off transfer interest for their best players, Everton’s success in the coming season is likely to depend on the talent they keep hold off rather than any new potential stars they recruit and it will be interesting to see what the mood is like at Goodison Park […]

Who Are The Most Tweeted About Players of 2014/15 Premier League?

By • May 29th, 2015 • Category: News

It won’t surprise many to see the likes of Joey Barton and Mario Balotelli amongst the list of most ‘tweeted’ about Premier League footballers during the 2014/15 season. In a fantasy team made up of Twitter favourites, no Everton players feature. The side is made up of the sublime (e.g David De Gea, Alexis Sanchez), […]